Sharp Said to Favor Finances Over Politics in Bailout Vote

  • Board will analyze business viability of INCJ, Foxconn offers
  • Directors to decide between rescue plans as early as Wednesday

In the past half year, the takeover battle for Sharp Corp. has stirred deep emotions over Japan’s industrial policy, protectionism and the country’s global competitiveness. Now the drama is entering its final days and the outcome will be determined by the more mundane metric of which bid has the best chance of financial success.

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